Ramon Valeraâs legacy lives on in his notable works that celebrate the Filipina. The Philippinesâ first National Artist for fashion design, his creations and significant contributions to the modernization of the Filipino national dress will be mounted in a special setting at this yearâs FilipinaZ Fair called âValera Unearthed.â
National Artist for fashion design Ramon Valera, his creations and significant contributions to the modernization of the Filipino national dress will be mounted in a special setting at this yearâs FilipinaZ Fair.
Presented by Zonta Club of Makati and Environs, together with Security Bank, this fashion vignette will feature some of Valeraâs finest creations, as well as pieces belonging to some of the members of the club and their friends that have never been publicly showcased.
A celebration of womanhood, âValera Unearthedâ aims to give life and pay tribute to the Filipina as a fashion icon then and now, which is reflected in the late designerâs creations.
Designed to be an immersive experience, the vignette will recreate Valeraâs workspace ârevealing stories, beautiful creations and the creative processes.
At a time when everything was done painstakingly by hand, Valeraâs elegant and timeless creations were fueled by passion. His creations show intricacy and showcase the exceptional craftsmanship that went into each of his beautifully handmade Filipiniana dresses.
âValera Unearthedâ will also serve as a platform to unveil new designs as the late designerâs family unveils a few pieces to pay homage to Valeraâs legacy of craftsmanship and artistry.
Take this opportunity to discover up close Valeraâs contributions to the fashion, design and arts industries that merited him the National Artist medal, the highest accolade given to a Filipino whose vision, artistry and craftsmanship continue to transcend time.
The creations will be on display at FilipinaZ from 9 to 11 November at 8 Rockwell. Security Bank MasterCard credit card holders can enjoy installment deals at zero percent interest.